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Robert Pattinson opens up about his insecurities and his career-defining new movie

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Anaele Pelisson, Business Insider/AP Robert Pattinson may be known best for the role that made him into a global superstar and tabloid obsession, playing Edward Cullen in the “Twilight” franchise, but he's making it very hard for everyone to keep him in that box.
In his latest movie, “Good Time” (in select theaters Friday, nationwide August 25), Pattinson gives the best performance of his career so far playing Connie, a petty criminal who sets out on a mission to bail his mentally challenged brother out of prison. After the two botch a bank robbery, we follow Connie in a bizarre journey...
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The filmmakers of Robert Pattinson's new movie explain how casting a star changes everything

The filmmakers of Robert Pattinson's new movie explain how casting a star changes everything

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Jamie McCarthy/Getty You probably had never heard of Josh and Benny Safdie before this weekend. Though the brothers have been making shorts and feature films for the last ten years, none of them had a movie star, so without that vital component they might as well have been released on Mars.
However, that doesn't mean their movies aren't good. In fact, the Safdies' past features “Daddy Longlegs” (2009), “Lenny Cooke” (2013), and “Heaven Knows What” (2014) are critically acclaimed works that showcase the incredible talents the brothers have as storytellers.
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